Senior Developer Evidence Engineer @CockroachDB
Hey there! 👋
I'm Paul and a long long time ago I was a designer, but after a few years of pixel pushing I realized code is just better. I've held various positions in and around advertising, tech and web/application development in both permanent and contract positions since 2005.
I once co-founded and ran an award winning digital production agency in London called Super natural
I now work at Cockroach Labs
Here's the latest posts I've written and published here on my site.
Getting Started With CockroachDB, pg-promise and Next.js
In this guide you should find everything you need to get started with CockroachDB , pg-promise…
My Cockroach Labs Interview App
Hello there! In November 2022 I started a new role at Cockroach Labs . I'm now what we're currently…
How to Create Custom Marketo Forms With React
Hello. It's been a little while, and I have a new job! I'm now at Cockroach Labs and in the coming…
Here's the latest articles I've written that have been published elsewhere.
- The New Stack •
The Distance from Data to You in Edge Computing
How does data transfer work between the browser, the server, and the database? You may be surprised…
- Smashing Magazine •
How To Create Dynamic Donut Charts With TailwindCSS And React
In this article, Paul Scanlon shares a super lightweight approach to creating a Donut chart using…
- Cockroach Labs •
Converting Cloud Provider Regions Into Country Flags
Here's some bigger projects!
Project Overview In this demo I set out to show how data transfer works between the browser, the…
Rise of the Robots
Project Overview From April 2022 to June 2022 I designed and built Rise of the Robots . The…
Project Overview From December 2021 to Feb 2022 I built GatsbyConf 2022 . This site was the main…
I prefer to write, but occasionally you'll catch me on stream.
- Gatsby Webinar •
How to Use Gatsby's Script Component, Powered by Partytown 🎉
Cut your page load times in half by optimizing your third-party scripts! How to use Gatsby’s Script…
- Gatsby Webinar •
Achieving Performant Creativity with Gatsby and Rive
How to deliver highly creative, animated, accessible web experiences without sacrificing web…
- Summer Functions •
Gatsby Summer Functions with Queen Raae
Join the fun this summer and deploy at least three Gatsby Serverless Functions 🎉🎉🎉